HAKODATE, a town on the south of the island of Yezo, Japan, for many years regarded as the capital of the island until Sapporo was officially raised to that rank.
Whereas in Tokyo the number of frosty nights during a year does not average much over 60, the corresponding number in Sapporo on the north-west of Yezo is 145.
Sapporo (Yezo) 44
This family of viruses includes the noroviruses (such as the Norwalk virus) and the sapoviruses (such as the sapporo virus).
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